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Kenji and the Cricket

Book Description

`Adele Wiseman's Kenji and the Cricket, which recounts the quest of a Japanese war orphan for a family, addresses every child's desire for love and security. Kenji, a starving street boy, adopts a pet cricket that leads him to a childless couple who in turn adopt him. The warmth of the narrative is enhanced by Shizuye Takashima's watercolour illustrations, whose blurred edges relieve the... More
Book Information
PublisherPorcupine's Quill
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages24
Publication Date10/15/1988
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About Adele Wiseman (Author) : Adele Wiseman is a published author of children's books. Published credits of Adele Wiseman include Puccini and the Prowlers, Kenji and the Cricket.
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